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LOOKBACK: Celebrating Mainebiz's 20th anniversary

Lori Valigra |

In this shortened work week leading up to Mainebiz’s 20th anniversary edition on Sept. 8, we will run an online feature in our Daily electronic edition to share what we...

State paid $7.2M for seized land, could face challenge

When the state seized 18 acres of Portland waterfront in April from owner Phineas Sprague Jr., it paid him $7.8 million, more than double what he paid for the land two years...

DEP chief scrutinizes Downeaster train depot

The proposed Amtrak Downeaster layover facility in Brunswick was dealt another blow after the state’s top environmental official demanded more answers from the project’s...

Ousted CEO reaches deal to buy Market Basket

The epic feud between Market Basket shareholders that ignited a company-wide boycott came to an end Wednesday night when the rival relatives reached a deal to sell a majority share...

Report: Mainers on low wages face tougher times

Mainers earning minimum wage are having a more difficult time paying for housing, food and other expenses, and to an increasing degree, according to a new national report.

Disagreement continues over Market Basket sale

Market Basket’s board of directors have yet to reach an agreement over the proposed sale of the Massachusetts-based supermarket chain to ousted CEO Arthur T.

Nova Scotia seeks $5M ferry subsidy from Maine

Nova Scotia’s provincial government is reportedly pushing for the state of Maine to provide the heavily subsidized Nova Star Cruises ferry a $5 million line of...

Portland waterfront developer seeks Old Port feel

Developers are seeking to transform a historic Portland waterfront property into a mixed-use development that would emulate the feel of the Old Port.

Market Basket board cancels meeting, prolongs feud

A Market Basket board meeting scheduled for Sunday was called off after the supermarket chain’s shareholders could not reach a final agreement over Arthur T. Demoulas’s...

Demoulas to submit final bid for Market Basket

Arthur T. Demoulas, the ousted CEO of Market Basket, is expected to make his final offer to buy the Massachusetts-based supermarket chain today, the